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My Playing Career

I am originally from Newton, IA.  I grew up playing any sport I could.  I started playing YMCA soccer at 5 years old, flag football and basketball at 9.  I also started tee ball at 5 and baseball was always my favorite sport.  For soccer, I got involved with NASA, the Newton Area Soccer Association, […]

Tagxedo

I heard about Tagxedo.com on Net@Night from the twit.tv network and figured I had to try it.  It is actually pretty neat.  You can plug in different websites, twitter ID’s and search terms to create a neat tag cloud of the words you use.  Here’s an example of mine.  I uploaded a graphic and adjusted […]

Reaching Out

I’ve enjoyed the blogging and social networking, but I don’t really have the type of personality to always talk about myself or to start conversations.  I’m more the type that likes to jump in when I think I have something good to offer, but I often don’t want to intrude either.  These lines have changed […]

Tech: Twitter

There’s so much buzz going on about Twitter right now, especially with Ashton Kutcher beating CNN to 1,000,000 followers. I think I joined about a year ago, but hadn’t really heard much about it being applicable to me until RAGBRAI posted any tweets with the hashtag #RAGBRAI in them to the Des Moines Register’s website.  […]

Newton Soccer 2009

It doesn't seem like it was 2 years ago, but I used to spend about 6 months getting ready for tomorrow.  The first day of practice for High school soccer in Iowa.  I coached the girls high school team in Newton for 5 years.  For some reason they always started the season the same day […]

Burlington Grass Stains Make Their Debut

Forget opening day at Wrigley Field, Yankee Stadium or Fenway Park. The real excitement came last Thursday when the Burlington Grass Stains softball team hit the field for their season opener against AOK, “Keepin’ it Gully.” Complete with matching t-shirts (thanks to Kelly Murkins and Ashley Blue!), the team looked simply adorable skipping out onto […]